CLE: The Value of Diversity in the Legal Profession

  • 26 Mar 2016
  • 9:00 AM
  • Savannah Law School

The Value of Diversity in the Legal Profession

Saturday, March 26, 2016 

Savannah Law School

Room 307 - 516 Drayton St.

 Savannah, GA

 

Program Sponsors:

Committee to Promote Inclusion in the Profession, State Bar of Georgia

I.C.L.E.

 

Accredited for 2 CLE hours, including 1 professionalism hour

Registration fee: $25.00 for Georgia attorneys attending for MCLE credit

(Open and free to the public)


Greetings: Patrick O’Connor, President-Elect, State Bar of Georgia, Partner, Oliver Maner,LLP, Savannah


9-10am
Diversity in Majority Firms: Is it valued? What are the challenges? 

Panelists: Wade Herring, Partner, Hunter Maclean, Savannah; Quentin Marlin, Partner, Ellis, Painter, Savannah; Anandhi Rajan, Partner, Swift Currie, Atlanta


10-11am

Diversity in the Judiciary: Does it Matter?
Moderator:  Gwendolyn Waring, Esq. Savannah

Panelists: Hon. Louisa Abbott,  Superior Court Chatham County; Hon. Lisa Colbert, Juvenile Court, Savannah, Suzy Ockleberry, Esq., Advocacy for Action, Atlanta; Orlando Pearson, Esq., Oliver Maner, Savannah


11:00-12:00pm 

Diversity in In-house Counsel:  Is it valued? What are the challenges? 
Moderator:  C. Elisia Frazier, Esq. Savannah

Panelists: Karen Edwards, International Paper; Joseph Steffen, Esq. Savannah State University; Debra Geiger, Esq. 

 

Closing Remarks: Derrick Pope, Joyce Gist Lewis,Co-chairs, Committee to Promote Inclusion in the Profession, State Bar of Georgia


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